ORGANIZATION

“THE NOBLEST ART IS THAT OF
MAKING OTHERS HAPPY.”
—P.T. Barnum

MEET OUR STAFF

Kathy Maher

Executive Director
With more than 30 years in the museum world, Kathleen Maher is a gifted speaker and noted authority on all things related to Phineas Taylor Barnum. Kathy joined the Barnum Museum in 1998 and has been Executive Director since 2005. Read More

John Swing

Chief Operating Officer and Assistant Director
John Swing is the heart of finance and administration at the Barnum Museum. Coming to the Museum from Yale University, John brings his considerable experience in large-scale management to guide the infrastructure, policies and people that will grow and...
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Adrienne Saint-Pierre

Curator
Adrienne Saint-Pierre is the Curator of the Barnum Museum’s amazing artifact collection and archive. As Curator she wears many hats in her job (though never ones from the collection!), but she enjoys the variety and... Read More